Background & Context Articles Poverty & War on Poverty Related Documents Freedom Labor Union Documents Hunger-Related Documents Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) Documents Co-Ops & Related Documents Welfare Rights Related Documents
Background & Context Articles
Delta Ministry, CRMVets History & Timeline Issues of Poverty, Exploitation, and Economic Justice, CRMVets History & Timeline Mississippi Freedom Labor Union, CRMVets History & Timeline Poor Peoples Corporations, Cooperatives, & Quilting Bees, CRMVets History & Timeline Poor Peoples Corporation, CRMVets History & Timeline Mississippi Economics ~ Mississippi's New Image, unsigned, undated
Poverty & War on Poverty Related Documents
1963 SNCC Fourth Annual Conference on Food and Jobs, William Mahoney, Bobbi Yancy, Courtland Cox, Michael Thelwell, E. Charles Brown. November 1963 1963 Report of the Resolutions Committe ~ Fourth Annual Conference on Food and Jobs, Unsigned SNCC. December 1963 1965 Discussions at Mt. Beulah Poor Peoples Meetings, Charlie Cobb, SNCC. February 9 1965 1966 Fact Sheet: Background on poor peoples' use of Greenville AFB, Unsigned, Delta Ministry. 1966 1966? Mississippi: Two Worlds, undated. Delta Ministry. 1966 Statement Issued from the Greenville Air Force Base, Unsigned Poor Peoples Conference. January 31, 1966 1966 Greenville Air Base: What Happened and Why (MS), Delta Ministry Reports. February 1966 1966 Warehousemen job description (for employement program), Unsigned MFDP. February 1966 1966 Do You Make Under $3,000 Per Year? (flyer about the poverty program), undated (possibly 1966 or 1967) Unsigned
Freedom Labor Union Documents
See Mississippi Freedom Labor Union for background.
1964 A Union That Really Was One, Donald Grubbs, CFL. 1964 1965 Mississippi Freedom Labor Union (From SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference) 1965 Mississippi Freedom Labor Union Pledge, 1965. 1965 September 4 1965 Materials. MFLU Minutes of State-wide Meeting MFLU Draft Constitution MFLU, Report From George Shelton MFLU Financial Report MFLU Contact List MFLU State Office, (Probably sent to northern supporters) 1965 An Appeal From the Mississippi Freedom Labor Union, undated. 1965 Cotton Workers Form Labor Union. SNCC press release, November 1965. 1965 Mississippi Freedom Labor Union. Flyer, 1965. 1965 MFLU Report. 1965? As reprinted from Black Protest: 350 Years of History, Documents, and Analyses, by Joanne Grant. 1965 Revolt in the Delta, Alvin Rapp? 1965? 1965 Memo to Friends of SNCC, Mary Hawkins, MFLU. October, 1965. 1965 Dear friends, report on MFLU, George Shelton Jr, MFLU State Office. Undated 1965 65? Note to Friends of SNCC. 1965? 1966? 1966 News Summary, Friends of SNCC, March, 1966. 1966 Memo to Northern Offices, Margaret Lauren. Re MFLU problems. 1966? 1966 Freedom City — What It Is and How It Got Started, Delta Ministry fund raising brochure. 1966 We Have No Government. Isaac Foster, Unita Blackwell, Ida Mae Lawrence, Rev. Arthur Thomas. MFLU press conference transcript reprinted in Race and Economics. 1966? 1966 Fact Sheet: Sunflower County Project and Mississippi Freedom Labor Union, unsigned, undated. 1965 Letter announcing Tennessee Freedom Labor Union, Signatures illegible. August 27 1965 1965 Mississippi Freedom Labor Union, George Shelton, MFLU. Undated 1965
1964 What You Should Know About: Surplus Food Programs, unsigned NSF, distributed by CORE. 1965 What Happens to All the Surplus Food?, Freedom Information Service flyer, late '64 or early '65. 1965? Fight for Food for Freedom, (Delta Ministry?) 1964? 1965? 1965? There is Enough Food, (Delta Ministry?) 1965? 1966 Counties Participating in All Needy Surplus Food Program, Unsigned MFDP. February 1966 1968 Southern Rural Research Project First Annual Report, Don Jelinek, SRRP. May 1968
Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM)
1966 Child Development Group of Mississippi, Histories of Children, Employees, Centers, Community Support, Sept. 1966. 1966 How to Get Food Money for Your Center, 1966. Hand-drawn training material. 1967 The Delta Speaks - About the Power Structure and O.E.O, Daisy Lewis, Director Holmes County MS Community Center, undated.
Co-Ops & Related Documents
1964 What You Should Know About: How Farmer Coops Can Help You, unsigned NSF, distributed by CORE. 1964 What You Should Know About: Farmers Home Administration Loans, unsigned NSF, distributed by CORE. 1964 Memo re Mississippi Farmers League, Jesse Morris, COFO. Undated 1964 1964 Farmers, Attention, Unsigned, COFO. February, 1964 1965 Memo to Friends of SNCC Regarding the Poor People's Corporartion, Unsigned, SNCC. July 16 1965 1965 Something of Our Own — Part I and Part II, Maria Varela, SNCC & West Batesville Farmers Cooperative. December 1965 1966 Poor Peoples Fund, letter & brochure. 1966. 1966 Letter to the President (re Greenville AFB occupation and poverty in Mississippi), Martin Luther King, SCLC. August 10, 1966 1966 Fact Sheet: The Poor People's Corporation, unsigned, undated.
Welfare Rights Related Documents
1966 Your Welfare Rights, Marian Wright, LDF. Undated (possibly 1965 or 1966) 1966 Mississippi Welfare Rights Handbook, Marian Wright, LDF. 70-page large file. Undated (probably '65 or 66) 1966 Eligibility for Welfare in Mississippi (Summary Form & work sheets), Marian Wright, LDF, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. 1966 1966 1966 Poor Peoples Committee Report, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. December 6 1966 1967 Poor Peoples Committee Report, Bruce Hartford, SCLC. January 4, 1967